How much does it cost to get married at St Mary's?

St Mary the Virgin, Embsay with Eastby 

 

2019 WEDDING FEES 

 

 

£

 

Legal Fees

 

 

 

 

1.

Statutory Diocesan Fee (fixed by Church of England)    

207

 

 

 

2.

Statutory Church Fee  (fixed by Church of England)

248

 

 

 

3 (a)

Banns Fee (if your marriage is by Banns)

30

or

 

 

3 (b)

Common Licence Fee 

@165 

or

 

 

3 (c)

Special Licence

@250

 

 

 

4.

Marriage Certificate at time of marriage (set by Registrar General)

4

 

 

 

 

TOTAL for marriage by Banns

£489

 

If you live in a different parish you will need to have your banns called there as well which will cost an additional £30 plus £14 for a Banns Certificate.(£44) 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Fees

 

 

 

 

5.

Verger’s Fee (including rehearsal).  The verger makes sure that the church is clean and prepared for your wedding, and assists the ushers. 

45

 

 

 

6.

Organist’s Fee

60

 

 

 

7.

Choir Fee  if required (in £5 and £10 notes, please)

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There may be some extra fees for video recording. 

 

Fees will be invoiced in advance.  If your marriage is by Common Licence then this fee, 3 (b), must be paid when you swear the affidavit.

 

If your marriage is by Banns and one or either of you live in a different parish, you will have to arrange for your banns to be called there as well.  That church will charge you at £44.00 ( £30 for calling the banns plus £14 for the certificate) and will issue a certificate which must be shown to the minister performing the ceremony. You cannot be married without this. 

 

Please bring a non-refundable deposit of £50.00 to your second meeting, and to adjust the total paid when you receive the invoice.  

 

Cheques should be made payable to ‘The PCC of Embsay Parish’.  BACS payments should be made to this account, sort code. 40 42 06   account number. 50333018  


Thank you and all best wishes!